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Sprott Shaw College - Nanaimo College Campus

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About Sprott Shaw College - Nanaimo College Campus

Sprott Shaw College is one of British Columbia's oldest post-secondary schools, having been established in 1903. Sprott Shaw College is well known for equipping its students with innovative ways of thinking across its accredited campus locations. Over 130 career-focused college programs, monthly start dates, flexible scheduling, and career placement aid are available at the college.

Sprott Shaw College offers programs accredited by regulatory bodies throughout BC, including CDSBC, FITT, the BC Care Aide & Community Health Workers Registry, and more.

The Nanaimo campus, which is bordered by a picturesque mountain backdrop and minutes away from the popular Nanaimo Seawalk and Swy-a-Lana Lagoon, is located in Downtown Nanaimo on the lovely Vancouver Island.

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The co-op program at Sprott Shaw allows students to put their classroom abilities and knowledge into practice through a program-related work experience opportunity. Co-op students enjoy an advantage when they graduate and enter the workforce.

Holidays and festivals are commemorated with annual barbeques, potlucks, and more on this campus, which is well recognized for its student engagement. For students' research and studies, the library has a variety of books and periodicals. On-campus, there is also excellent technology, with a variety of computers available to students. The classrooms also contain the most up-to-date technology, allowing students to have a more engaging learning experience.


The college makes students feel at home in one of their elegantly appointed luxury furnished apartment suites. Glass showers and soaking tubs are standard in student flats, which start at two bedrooms and 800 square feet. A weight room, a sitting lounge with a big balcony, weekly common area housekeeping, and protected subterranean parking are all available to guests.


The following scholarships and grants are managed and awarded by Sprott Shaw College. Here are a few examples:

  • Anna Sprott Scholarship
  • Passing It Forward Scholarship
  • Personal Growth and Fortitude Scholarship
  • Shirley Young Scholarship

Facts & Figures

  • 1903Founded Year

  • 4500Total Students

  • 0Total International Students

  • CAD $ 12000Avg. Cost of Living

  • CAD $ 0 - 27kAverage Tuition Fee PA

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Admission to Sprott Shaw College - Nanaimo College Campus is dependent on meeting certain criteria, which vary depending on the program to which a student applies. 

  • Students should be at least 18 years old before taking admission.
  • Students should be proficient in English and must have taken IELTS, TOEFL, PTE or other equivalent exams.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from all the academic institutions they have attended. If the transcripts are not in English, then students need to submit translated copies of the same along with the originals.



Minimum Age

18 years 

Language Proficiency Test


Documents Required

  • Official transcript of study from all academic institutions 
  • Copy of Passport


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Note: International students are considered on a case-by-case basis, therefore there can be some additional requirements while taking admission to Sprott Shaw College - Nanaimo College Campus, depending on the program a student applies to.

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